Film Review | For all your ambivalent and trippy summer needs
The Kinemastik Short Film Festival turns fifteen next weekend. Ahead of its takeover of Msida Bastion Garden, we take a peek at four short films forming part of this year’s...
Film Review | Knife+Heart: An irresistibly lurid swerve down giallo lane
Yann Gonzalez orchestrates a seedy-and-saturated trip down ‘giallo’ lane but takes a decidedly queer twist with this explicit downward spiral about obsession and murder
Film Review | Portrait of a Lady on Fire: Stifled passions

Winner of both the ‘Queer Palm’ and Best Screenplay award at this...

Winner of both the ‘Queer Palm’ and Best...

Film Review | Beats: (Never) Beaten into submission

Adapting the play of the same name by Kieran Hurley, director Brian Welsh...

Adapting the play of the same name by Kieran Hurley,...

Esteemed Italian director Franco Zeffirelli dies aged 96

Winner of many decorations for his film enterprises, Zeffirelli's legacy...

Winner of many decorations for his film enterprises,...

Film Review | Vox Lux: Shine bright like a (blood) diamond

While its structure and tempo may be a bit wonky, Brady Corbet’s...

While its structure and tempo may be a bit wonky, Brady...

Film Review | John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum: On the run and upping the body count

It’s all-out war in the third installment of the Keanu Reeves-starring, Chad Stahelski-directed, John Wick-franchise, and those with a stomach for...

It’s all-out war in the third installment of the...

On the road with the international persons of mystery

While fourth time may not exactly be a charm, F. Gary Gray’s attempt at...

While fourth time may not exactly be a charm, F. Gary...

Film Review | Greta: Mining those predictable thrills

Though it certainly packs a suspenseful punch in its final act, Neil...

Though it certainly packs a suspenseful punch in its final...

Film Review | Happy As Lazzaro: An insidious happiness

Alice Rohrwacher’s dissection of capitalist injustice is a cutting but...

Alice Rohrwacher’s dissection of capitalist injustice...

Film Review | Avengers: Endgame: For to end, yet again...

With Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios close a first mammoth chapter on an...

With Avengers: Endgame, Marvel Studios close a first...

Film Review | Limestone Cowboy: Lonesome rider on the campaign trail

Abigail Mallia’s quirky homegrown comedy is a disarmingly heartfelt and...

Abigail Mallia’s quirky homegrown comedy is a...

Film Review | The Silence: Looking for another quiet place

The latest offering in post-apocalyptic horror from the Netflix stable is...

The latest offering in post-apocalyptic horror from the...

Film review | Shazam: Just say the word

Finally busting out of the ‘grimdark’ hellhole for good, the DC Cinematic Universe delivers a light-hearted superhero romp that is flawed but...

Finally busting out of the ‘grimdark’ hellhole...

Film review | Us: I’m afraid of Americans

Jordan Peele overcomes the sophomore film slump in style with a taut,...

Jordan Peele overcomes the sophomore film slump in style...

TV Review | Love, Death & Robots: scintillating taste of the apocalypse

Though hampered by some retrograde storytelling and attitudes, Tim Miller marshals a dizzying and intermittently inspired anthology of sci-fi shorts in this...

Though hampered by some retrograde storytelling and...

Film review | The Guilty: End of the line

Taut and minimal, Gustav Möller’s single-location thriller sees a...

Taut and minimal, Gustav Möller’s...

[WATCH] Maltese director says his prize-nominated film is 'something special'

Despite being proud of his final product, Winston Azzopardi said he had no hopes of winning at the UK National Film Awards

Despite being proud of his final product, Winston Azzopardi...

Film review | Captain Marvel: All hail the guiding star

The Marvel Cinematic Universe launches into its next phase with its first...

The Marvel Cinematic Universe launches into its next phase...

Film review | Destroyer: Redemption ain’t easy

Shot with a polish that’s overqualified for its B-movie provenance, and...

Shot with a polish that’s overqualified for its...